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What day of the week was May 26, 1979?


May 26, 1979 was a Saturday and it was the 146th day of the year 1979 in the Gregorian calendar.

May 26, 1979 can also be written as 5/26/1979 in the US and as 26/5/1979 in UK and Europe.

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May 26, 1979: What is The Zodiac Sign for that day?


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The Zodiac and Astrological sign for May 26th is Gemini.

Gemini is the 3rd sign in the Western Zodiac. People born between May 21st and June 20th belong to the Gemini sign: discover Gemini personality and who should a Gemini marry.

Babies born in May are either Taurus or Gemini. People born before May 20th are Taurus, while people born from May 21st have the sign of Gemini.

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May 26, 1979: What is the Chinese Zodiac Sign for that day?

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The Chinese Zodiac sign for May 26, 1979 is Goat and the associated element is Earth.

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May 26, 1979: What was the moon phase on that day?


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The moon phase on May 26, 1979 was New Moon.

The moon phase refers to the appearance of the Moon in the night sky on May 26, 1979 and is determined by the portion of the Moon's illuminated surface that is visible from Earth.

An observer located in New York City on May 26, 1979 at 10pm, would see the moon, being 4% full, rising at 06:17 am and setting at 09:47 pm.

The previous full moon was on May 12, 1979 while the next full moon would come on Jun 10, 1979.

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Who was born on May 26, 1979?


Famous people born on May 26, 1979:

  • Elisabeth Harnois
    Elisabeth Harnois

    American actress.

  • Jonny Wilkinson

    Jonny wilkinson is a retired english rugby player known for his exceptional skill as a fly-half and for his match-winning drop goal in the...

  • Ashley Massaro

    American model and professional wrestler.

  • Mehmet Okur

    Turkish basketball player.

  • Amanda Bauer

    Astronomer known for her work on galaxy evolution.

  • Natalya Nazarova

    Russian sprinter.

  • Jessica Goldapple
  • Janny Sikazwe
  • Abdulsalam Jumaa
  • Hüseyin Çimşir
  • Jonas Reckermann
  • Aleksej Markov

Whose famous birthday is on May 26th?

Famous individuals and celebrities born on May 26th:

  • Lauryn Hill
    Lauryn Hill

    Lauryn hill is a grammy-winning r&b singer known for her powerful vocals and socially conscious lyrics.

  • Helena Bonham Carter
    Helena Bonham Carter

    Helena bonham carter is an english actress known for her versatile and eccentric roles in films such as 'fight club', 'the king's speech',...

  • Pam Grier
    Pam Grier

    Pam grier is an american actress known for her roles in iconic 1970s blaxploitation films such as 'coffy' and 'foxy brown'.

  • Corinne Le Poulain
    Corinne Le Poulain

    French actress on stage, film, and tv, niece of jean le poulain.

  • James Arness
    James Arness

    American actor best known for his tv series, "gunsmoke," 1955-1975.

  • Peter Cushing
    Peter Cushing

    England, united kingdom -- actor.

  • Peggy Lee
    Peggy Lee

    American singer, songwriter and arranger.

  • Margaret Colin
    Margaret Colin

    Actress (independence day: three men & a baby).

  • Nicki Aycox
    Nicki Aycox

    Nicki Aycox is an actress who has appeared in various TV shows and movies.

  • Doug Hutchison
    Doug Hutchison

    American actor.

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How old is someone born on May 26, 1979?


Someone born on May 26, 1979 is:

44 years 11 months old,

or 539 months and 23 days old,

or 2347 weeks and 1 day old,

or 16430 days old,

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How many days until your next birthday if you were born on May 26, 1979?

There are 7 days until your next birthday, which will occur on Sunday May 26th 2024.

What generation do you belong to if you were born on May 26, 1979?

You belong to the Xennial Generation if you were born on May 26, 1979.

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May 26, 1979: What famous people died on that day?


Famous people died on May 26, 1979:

  • George Brent
    George Brent

    Actor (baby face.

What famous deaths happened on May 26th?

Famous deaths on May 26th:

  • Ray Liotta
    Ray Liotta

    American actor seen in "lethal weapon", and "goodfellas.

  • Art Linkletter
    Art Linkletter

    Canadian entertainer.

  • Jean Constantin
    Jean Constantin

    French singer-songwriter and composer of over 300 songs.

  • Sharon Lynn
    Sharon Lynn

    Actress (way out west big broadcast), dies aged 53.

  • Cybele

    Ancient Phrygian and Greek goddess associated with nature, fertility, and the Great Mother.

  • Phinneas Newborn

    Renowned basketball player known for his exceptional skills on the court.

  • Fount Haines

    Renowned poet known for his lyrical verses.

  • Adamae Davis

    Renowned jazz singer and performer.

  • Zeki Velidi Togan

    Renowned historian known for his works on Turkic history.

  • Samuel Pepys

    Samuel Pepys was an English naval administrator and Member of Parliament who is most famous for the detailed diary he kept for a decade,...

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May 26, 1979: What are the Holidays, Observances and Saints celebrated on that day?


Holidays on May 26, 1979:

  • Blessed Pieter of Ter Duinen
  • Georgia - National Day
  • Poland - Mother's Day
  • Australia - National Sorry Day

Saints celebrated on May 26, 1979:

  • Saint Germain of Paris
  • Saint William of Aquitaine
  • Saint Simitrius
  • Saint Philip Neri (died 1595)
  • Saint Lambert (d.1154)
  • Saint Berenger (died 1093)
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May 26, 1979: Number 1 song on that day

The number 1 song on May 26, 1979 is the best selling or most popular song as resulting from the music charts in the week May 21st and May 27th. It changes depending on Countries, Music Genres and methodology used to rank the most popular song (for ex., sales, streaming).


May 26, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the USA on that day?

The number 1 song in the USA on May 26, 1979 was Reunited by Peaches & Herb, according to the music chart for the week May 21st and May 27th.

May 26, 1979: What was the music chart in the USA on that day?

The music chart in the USA on May 26, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 21st and May 27th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Reunited
  2. - Hot Stuff
  3. - In The Navy
  4. - Love You Inside Out
  5. - Goodnight Tonight

May 26, 1979: What was the number 1 song in the UK on that day?

The number 1 song in the UK on May 26, 1979 was Bright Eyes by Art Garfunkel, according to the music chart for the week May 21st and May 27th.

May 26, 1979: What was the music chart in the UK on that day?

The music chart in the UK on May 26, 1979 is the list of the most popular songs across all genres for the week May 21st and May 27th. It included the following Top 5 songs:

  1. - Bright Eyes
  2. - Pop Muzik
  3. - Sunday Girl
  4. - Hooray Hooray It's A Holi-Holiday
  5. - Dance Away

May 26, 1979: What was the number 1 R&B song on that day?

The number 1 R&B song on May 26, 1979 was I Wanna Be With You by The Isley Brothers, according to the R&B music chart for the week May 21st and May 27th.

May 26, 1979: What was the R&B music chart on that day?

The R&B music chart on May 26, 1979 is the list of the most popular R&B songs for the week May 21st and May 27th. It included the following Top 5 R&B songs:

  1. - I Wanna Be With You
  2. - Reunited
  3. - You Can't Change That
  4. - Disco Nights (Rock-Freak)
  5. - Ain't No Stoppin' Us Now

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May 26, 1979: What were the most popular movies on that day?

The most popular movies on May 26, 1979 were the films released in theaters close to that day with the largest audiences and significant box office revenue, including:

Stalker

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Andrei Tarkovsky

Starring: Alisa Freyndlikh, Aleksandr Kaydanovskiy, Anatoliy Solonitsyn, Nikolay Grinko

Country: United States of America

The Muppet Movie

Release year: 1979

Directed by: James Frawley

Starring: Jim Henson, Frank Oz, Jerry Nelson, Richard Hunt

Country: United States of America

My Brilliant Career

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Gillian Armstrong

Starring: Judy Davis, Sam Neill, Wendy Hughes, Robert Grubb

Ernesto

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Salvatore Samperi

Starring: Michele Placido, Renato Salvatori, Virna Lisi, Lara Wendel, Turi Ferro, Gisela Hahn, Concha Velasco, Martin Halm, Miranda Nocelli, Francisco Marsò

Country: Italy

Org

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Fernando Birri

Starring: Terence Hill, Jean-Luc Godard, Glauber Rocha, Roberto Rossellini, Lidija Juracik, Julio García Espinosa, Herbert Marcuse, Nolika Pareda, Francesco Di Giacomo (II), Jonas Mekas, Isaac Twen Obu, Pietro Santalamazza

Country: Italy

May 26, 1979: What were the most popular TV Series on that day?

The most popular TV Series on May 26, 1979 were the Televisions Series released on TV close to that day characterized by high ratings, critical acclaim and a large fan base.. They included:

Carga Pesada

Release year: 1979

Thundercloud

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Talon Clemow

Love Thy Neighbour in Australia

Release year: 1979

Directed by: William G. Stewart

Bedtime Stories

Release year: 1979

Directed by: Adam Shankman

Worzel Gummidge

Release year: 1979

Country: United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

May 26, 1979: What were the bestselling books on that day?

The bestselling books on May 26, 1979 were the literary works published close to that day that have achieved notable commercial success, including:

The Complete Book Of Running by James F. Fixx

The Complete Book Of Running

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This article discusses the psychological benefits of running. It also addresses self-esteem and how running can help you cope with tension and pressure.

Shibumi by Trevanian

Shibumi

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Nicholai Hül is the most wanted man in the world. He was born in Shanghai during World War I chaos. His parents were an aristocratic Russian mother, and a mysterious German father.

Chesapeake by James A. Michener

Chesapeake

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James A. Michener, a classic novelist, brings his epic legacy to bear on America's Eastern Shore's four-hundred year-old saga, from its Native American roots through the present.

Hanta Yo by Ruth Beebe Hill

Hanta Yo

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First edition.

Overload by Arthur Hailey

Overload

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#1 New York Times bestseller Arthur Hailey's suspense-packed novel poses a frightening question: What happens if a terrorist attack takes out the power of America's largest state. In

May 26, 1979: What were the most popular videogames on that day?

The most popular videogames on May 26, 1979 were those that achieved widespread recognition and player engagement close to that day, including:

Adventure

Adventure

Platform: Atari 2600

Genre: Action-adventure, maze

Publisher: Atari, Inc

Galaxy Wars

Galaxy Wars

Platform: Arcade

Genre: Shoot 'em up

Publisher: Taito

Star Fire

Star Fire

Platform: Arcade, Atari 800, Commodore 64

Genre: 3d shooter

Publisher: Exidy

Space Fever

Space Fever

Platform: Arcade game

Genre: Fixed shooter

Publisher: Nintendo

ABPA Backgammon

ABPA Backgammon

Platform: Intellivision

Genre: Board game

Publisher: Mattel Electronics Sears

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Who was the US President on May 26, 1979?

On May 26, 1979 the US President was Jimmy Carter (Democrat).

Who was the UK Prime Minister on May 26, 1979?

On May 26, 1979 the UK Prime Minister was Margaret Thatcher (Conservative).

Who was the Pope on May 26, 1979?

On May 26, 1979 the Pope was St John Paul II.

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What is special about May 26th?

May 26th refers to a specific date on the calendar, which is the 26th day of the month of May. It is a date that occurs annually and is part of the Gregorian calendar, which is widely used around the world.

Over the years several events happened on May 26th, such as:

  • 2019 - May 2019 kathmandu bombings - four people were killed and seven more were injured in three explosions that occurred in kathmandu, nepal. police suspect a maoist splinter organization may be responsible.
  • 2018 - 2018 lower puna eruption: many more properties destroyed by kilauea's continuing eruption.
  • 2017 - 2017 minya attack, gunmen open fire upon buses carrying coptic christians, minya governorate in egypt. at least 28 people were killed and dozens more were injured. according to state media, the egyptian air force attacked militant camps in eastern libya as a retaliation for the minya attack.

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What happened in 1979?

1979 was filled with very interesting events such as

  • Coup in Central African Republic: David Dacko overthrows Emperor Bokassa I
  • Jose E dod Santos becomes President of Angola
  • 100,000 demonstrate in Bonn against nuclear energy

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What was the calendar for May 1979?

May 1979 followed the same calendar system as the rest of that year and the years surrounding it, with May being the 5th month of the year. This calendar is characterized by 12 months, 365 days in a common year, and 366 days in a leap year, such as 2012.

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